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Tips for teachers managing your own mental health: nutrition

When talking about nutrition I am not necessarily talking about weight loss. Instead, I am talking about the increasing evidence that good nutrition improves mood and mental well-being.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/tips-for-teachers-managing-your-own-mental-health-nutrition


V Cert Aspiration Awards – Pupil of the Year announced

2018 marked our first V Cert Aspiration Awards, recognising achievements by pupils with big aspirations. The scheme was launched to recognise learners who are using V Certs to help them reach their goals and make positive improvements to their life.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/v-cert-aspiration-awards-pupil-of-the-year-announced


Devolution

NCFE Policy Leader, Andrew Gladstone-Heighton, breaks down recent announcements and events regarding Technical Education in the north and south of the country.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/devolution


NCFE and 207 Field Hospital collaborate on development of uniformed services qualification

NCFE and 207 Field Hospital collaborate on development of uniformed services qualification Case Study Friday 16 December 2016 National awarding organisation NCFE and 207 Field Hospital have worked together to develop the Level 3 Extended Diploma fo…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/employers/case-studies/ncfe-and-207-field-hospital-collaborate-on-development-of-uniformed-services-qualification


What is the real long-term value of Apprenticeships?

What is the real long-term value of Apprenticeships? In the final instalment of my series of blogs, it was important to look at the fact that Apprenticeship programmes help achieve far reaching business benefits. Just look at the statistics below: …

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/what-is-the-real-long-term-value-of-apprenticeships


About NCFE

NCFE is a leading provider of educational services and as a not for profit organisation we have a strong heritage in learning and have been at the forefront of technical and vocational education for over 170 years. We design, develop and certify div…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/about-ncfe


Shaping the future with funding

Shaping the future with funding The plan for T levels is to shape the future of education and our economy, the government has stated that their hope for T Levels is that they will be world-class, much like their ‘traditional’ counterparts, A Levels.…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/shaping-the-future-with-funding


Discount available on resources on Amazon

Discount available on resources on Amazon We’re offering a discount on our learner workbooks for units 1-10 of the NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Skills for Business qualification (601/2624/3). The discount on these workbooks is only available for a limite…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/service-messages/service-messages-for-2020/march-service-messages/discount-available-on-resources-on-amazon


The world leading organisation backing NCFE’s new business improvement

The world leading organisation backing NCFE’s new business improvement NCFE’s recently launched business improvement qualification was developed in partnership with one of the world’s leading insurance companies. Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Europe (A…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/the-world-leading-organisation-backing-ncfe-s-new-business-improvement


Case Study: Beverley Grammar School – Engineering futures

Case Study: Beverley Grammar School – Engineering futures Beverley Grammar School has been specialising in boys’ education since 700AD and is the oldest state school in England. One of the school’s aims is for their pupils to have the ambition and c…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/case-study-beverley-grammar-school-engineering-futures


Are T Levels trained on the wrong target?

A great deal of attention has rightly been focused on the long-awaited government response to the T Level consultation issued in November 2017. Much less notice has been taken of another document, also published by DfE in May and snappily titled ‘Pos…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/are-t-levels-trained-on-the-wrong-target


Six ways to boost your CV for career success

Sitting down to write a CV can be a stressful task, especially if it’s your first, but don’t worry! It doesn’t have to be. There are so many different ways you can boost your CV to help you stand out from the crowd and land your dream job.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/six-ways-to-boost-your-cv-for-career-success


Making a Success of the National Skills Fund

To help address some of the rising challenges set to impact the economy and labour market throughout the 2020s and beyond, the Conservatives promised in their General Election manifesto to introduce a National Skills Fund from 2021.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/making-a-success-of-the-national-skills-fund-setting-the-scene


Apprenticeship Levy – not just another tax

Apprenticeship Levy – not just another tax Many businesses, particularly levy paying businesses, view the Apprenticeship Levy as ‘just another tax’, and lament that the funds raised via the levy do not adequately cover the cost of implementing Appre…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/apprenticeship-levy-not-just-another-tax


ICT and digital skills

ICT and digital skills Support your learners’ development of digital and employability skills with our qualifications. Exploring essential skills like safe internet usage, word processing and presentation skills, a qualification can help to develop …

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/schools/ict-and-digital-skills


NCFE as one of the Best Non-Profit Organisations to Work For

National awarding organisation and education and skills charity, NCFE, has been named one of The Sunday Times 100 Best Not–For–Profit Organisations to Work For.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/education-and-skills-charity-named-one-of-the-best-not-for-profit-organisations-to-work-for


Resits, Reformed Functional Skills and T Levels – the future of post 16 English and maths in a changing landscape

Resits, Reformed Functional Skills and T Levels – the future of post 16 English and maths in a changing landscape Catherine Sezen, Senior Policy Manager, the Association of Colleges (AoC) The vision There is widespread college support for the ‘Wolf…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/resits-reformed-functional-skills-and-t-levels-the-future-of-post-16-english-and-maths-in-a-changing-landscape


Do you speak our language? We’re recruiting for tech talent in the north east

We’ve got some good news here at NCFE – we’re hiring! We’re looking to recruit a number of full stack software developers at all levels to join the growing team at our Quorum Business Park office in Newcastle upon Tyne.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/do-you-speak-our-language-we-re-recruiting-for-tech-talent-in-the-north-east


4. Breakfast of champions

All week I’ve be sharing key insights from my experience of leading EPA at NCFE. Through sharing these insights with our current and future customers, we hope to play our role in enhancing of the value and integrity of Apprenticeships - something th…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/4-breakfast-of-champions


Time to mature: The future of the EPAO market

Time to mature: The future of the EPAO market Andrew Gladstone-Heighton, Policy Leader When we look at the end-point assessment (EPA) market, it can seem uncertain, perhaps even chaotic. This is relatively normal for an emerging market, and best pra…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/time-to-mature-the-future-of-the-epao-market


Mental Health Awareness Week: Supporting students manage their mental wellbeing and exam work load

In the run up to Mental Health Awareness Week we have been running our 12 Days of Exam Wellbeing campaign to encourage students, parents and teachers to prioritise mental wellbeing during exam periods.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/mental-health-awareness-week-supporting-students-manage-their-mental-wellbeing-and-exam-work-load


Leave it a year? The minister thinks so

Politicians get a lot of stick for talking in platitudes or avoiding direct answers to difficult questions, so we should therefore be especially grateful when one strays off message and gives an honest reaction to a genuine issue.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/leave-it-a-year-the-minister-thinks-so


The importance of quality and teamwork in apprenticeships

The importance of quality and teamwork in apprenticeships After being awarded Entrepreneur of the Year 2018, I’ve decided to take a step back from my day to day duties and reflect on my journey so far. Given that it’s National Apprenticeship Week, I…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/the-importance-of-quality-and-teamwork-in-apprenticeships


Announcing our new Centre of Excellence project

NCFE and WorldSkills UK announce partnership on new Centre of Excellence project

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/ncfe-and-worldskills-uk-announce-partnership-on-new-centre-of-excellence-project


Qualifications Explained

Qualifications Explained Regulators NCFE offers a wide range of regulated qualifications.  Within the United Kingdom (UK) each country has its own regulator of qualifications and assessments.  Each of our qualifications is regulated by one or more…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/learners/qualifications-explained


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